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Investigation of Hydrogel Sheets Based on Highly Esterified Pectin

The report describes the features of physical and mechanical properties and absorption capacity of hydrogels based on highly esterified pectin. Experimental data showed the correlation between these values. Also, an attempt is made to explain the obtained dependencies via the hydrogel morphology and the mechanism of its formation.


The formation of the hydrogel polymer matrix duringthe gelatin cross-linking with dioxirane derivatives of polyoxyethylene glycolswere studied.The optimal conditions for their synthesis were determined. The characteristics of the hydrogel (swelling in different media, mechanical properties at different temperatures) were obtained depending on the type of dioxirane derivative and prepolymer ratio. The possibility of introducing several drugs into hydrogels was established and the release of these drugs was found to be prolonged.

Structuring of epoxy-oligoester compositions in the presence of peroxidated epoxy resin.

In order to improve the properties of epoxy resins they are modified by the various compounds, in particular oligoesters. Compositions based on ED-20 epoxy resin and unsaturated oligoesters are structured in the presence of polyethylene polyamine (PEPA). The oligoester acts as a plasticizer that is not chemically bounded to the molecules of spatially crosslinked structure. It leads to the deterioration of their physical, mechanical and chemical properties during the working process of film based on epoxy-oligoester compositions.

Synthesis and Application of Epoxy-Oligoesteric Mixtures of ED-20 Epoxy Resin Peroxide Derivative During Crosslinking

The reaction of chemical modification of ED-20 epoxy resin with isopropylbenzene hydroperoxide has been studied. The process duration effect on the reaction between resin and hydroperoxide has been determined. The possibility to use the synthesized product as a component in the process of epoxy-oligoesteric compositions crosslinking with application of hardeners various by their nature has been studied.